The Case for a Nuclear Renaissance (OpenMind Magazine, 2022)

Mystery Illnesses Writ Large (Los Angeles Review of Books, 2021)

Wildfires Revisited (The American Scholar, 2021)

Wildfires in the Wilderness (The American Scholar, 2021)

The Skeptical Pilgrim (The Public Domain Review, 2020)

The Wild Man Within (Literary Hub, 2019)

The High Rider of the Gay Divide (Yale Reunion Classbook, 2019)

Matthiessen in Paris (The New York Times Book Review, 2018)

Force of Nature (The American Scholar, 2018)

The Many Droughts of California (The New York Times, 2015)

Risky Medicine (Aeon, 2014)

In a Polluted Stream, a Pathway to Peace (The New York Times, 2013)